A Great Day In Lakeland FL - September 17, 2011

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A Great Day In Lakeland FL - September 17, 2011

Today was another great day in Lakeland FL.  Folks living in Lakeland will agree with me that this city is an ideal place to live in and raise kids. Lakeland is never a dull city. It has all-year round activities like First Fridays to numerous festivals, not just in downtown Lakeland but all over the city of Lakeland.

Lake Hollingsworth - Lakeland FL

Today, an event took place that has been going on for eight years now.  To honor the environment, Lakes Education/Action Drive (LE/AD) in partnership with Lakeland Clean & Beautiful, the City of Lakeland and Lakeland Vision presented Lakeland's 8th Annual Cardboard Challenge and Lake Festival on the beautiful shore of Lake Hollingsworth. Teams constructed boats made of cardboard and duct tape and then take their creation in a race around a marked course. What a great family event with live music, food and much more.

Annual Cardboard and Lake Festival - Lakeland FL  Annual Cardboard and Lake Festival - Lakeland FL  Annual Cardboard and Lake Festival - Lakeland FL

Teams were comprised of corporations, churches, schools, and families.  Some boats made it throughout the course, some boats just took on too much water - no worries here, there was a boat nearby to help the ones who have capsized. There were some great races amongst all the divisions.  There was even a survivor race, which was a race from those who had boats that survived their initial race.  Young and old had fun and most of all seeing folks enjoying this great event it just goes to show you that Lakeland, Fl is a great place to live. 

Annual Cardboard and Lake Festival - Lakeland FL

Annual Cardboard and Lake Festival - Lakeland FL
This was sure fun to watch!

Annual Cardboard and Lake Festival - Lakeland FL
I hope you found this post useful! If you need help finding or selling your Lakeland, Florida home, please contact Petra Norris - REALTOR(R) at 863-619-6918. If you’re new to Lakeland, I’d especially like to extend a warm welcome. I value my clients and provide them with honest, reliable service. Allow me to introduce you to the Lakeland FL real estate landscape and all it has to offer.


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Tony & Darcy Cannon
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Petra, That looks like fun.  It also looks like a great way to get wet!

Sep 17, 2011 06:06 PM #1
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Petra, looks like the weather cooperated even if some of the boats did not...great outing day in Lakeland FL.

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